Mellow Yellow (Donovan Leitch in Concert)

Mellow Yellow (Donovan In Concert Version)

I’m just mad about saffron
Saffron’s mad about me
I’m a-just mad about saffron
She’s just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, yeah, yeah

I’m just mad about fourteen-year-old girls
They’re mad about me
I’m a-just mad about a-fourteen
She’s just as mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

A-I’m a-just mad about Los Angeles
L.A. is mad about me
A-I’m a-just a-mad about good old L.A.
L.A. is mad about me

Call me Mellow Yellow, yeah, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh
Well, he’s so mellow, mellow fellow

Oh, Mellow Yellow!
Oh, Mellow Yellow!

Electrical banana
Is goin’ to be a sudden craze
A-electrical banana
Proved to be the very next phase

Call it Mellow Yellow, yeah, sing, anything!
Call it Yellow Yellow, yeah
Call it Mellow Yellow

Saffron, yeah!

I’m just mad about her
A-I’m a-just mad about saffron, yeah
She’s just mad about me

Call me Mellow Yellow, yeah
Call me Mellow Yellow
Call me Mellow Yellow, oh
Call me Mellow Yellow

 

The words changed on other versions:

I’m just mad about fourteen
A-fourteen’s mad about me
I’m a-just a-mad about a-fourteen
A-she’s just mad about me

(no mention of “girls”) … plausible deniability.


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